August 2014
Vol. 4, Issue #8
In This Newsletter
Introducing Brad Amos
North Cost Water Update
Healdsburg Senior Living
August Priorities

Weekly Mowing

Irrigation Maintenance

Tree, shrub, and groundcover pruning

Debris Removal

Weed Control



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Summer has been flying by here at Landesign! With the heat, we strive to keep plant material healthy while also being water-wise. In this issue, we cover the new water conservation mandates for the state of California. To keep up with proposed measures, it is an opportune time to take a look at the City of Santa Rosa Rebates available. We can help you find the best solution for your landscaping needs.


We are also pleased to offer additional client support through our new Account Manager, Brad Amos. Brad is looking forward to offering ways you can improve the appearance, performance and budget of your landscape.

Next month we will be celebrating 25 years in business! Look forward to photos of our company celebration.




John and Denise Fitzgerald
Landesign C&M, Founders
Welcome Brad Amos 


Our newest member is originally from Atlanta, Georgia and recently moved to Sonoma County from Idaho. Brad Amos has 17 years of experience working in the green industry and most recently was a Branch Manager for a landscape company in Idaho. He specializes in large construction and maintenance projects and focuses on building relationships with clients. Brad is QWEL (Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper) certified as well.


Brad will be celebrating 25 years of marriage this September. In his free time, he enjoys history, traveling, good movies, and spending time with his grandson. 

North Coast Water Update

Recent California mandatory water conservation measures are hitting home! Since efforts to reduce water conservation by 20% have not been met, state and local officials adopted new regulations effective Juiy 28 and extending into 2015 to reduce water consumption statewide. See below for the conservation requirements and visit the Conservation Regulation Portal for more information.

What we can do!
Most water-use customers expend 30-60% or more of their water outdoors according to the State Water Resources Control Board. This leaves ample room for us to improve and reduce the ways outdoor water is used on our properties.

Below is a list of possible prohibited activities proposed by the water board to be aware of. Hefty fines are proposed for violators of these provisions.


1. Outdoor watering that leads to runoff onto neighboring properties, walkways, or other paved surfaces

2. Potable water used for application to any hard surface (washing sidewalks, patios or driveways)

3. Washing of vehicles using a hose without a shut-off valve or nozzle

4. Potable water used for decorative fountains or water features that do not have recirculation

Landesign can review your current water usage and provide helpful suggestions to remain in compliance.

Call us at 578-2657 for details.


Spotlight: Healdsburg Senior Living
Located in the heart of wine country, Healdsburg Senior Living offers independent and assisted living for residents of Sonoma County. They specialize in meeting the needs of each resident while maintaining the highest level of care in a homelike atmosphere. This past year, Healdsburg Senior Living added onto the existing facility and Landesign C & M Inc. installed the new planting and irrigation. Planting includes showy annuals and drought tolerant shrubs and trees. This project architect and manager was Jerry Gregori.




Landesign Construction & Maintenance, Inc.
P. O. Box 2326
Santa Rosa, California  95403
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